July 2009

London Bubble Theatre returns to Oxleas Woods

Cllr Spencer Drury writes: “Last night I visited Oxleas Meadow and Woods to watch the Odyssey which had been put on by the London Bubble Theatre Company. It was great to see them back after they missed last year following a funding cut and some question marks over whether they would survive.    

Catching up with crime

From Spencer Drury, PPC for Greenwich & Woolwich

500 years of Eltham United Charities

On Sunday all three Eltham North Councillors and the Mayor of Greenwich attended the 500th anniversary of the creation of Eltham United Charities.    Eltham United Charities (EUC) provides alms houses for elderly residents of Eltham and residents, trustees and friends gathered for the historic tea at Fifteen Penny Fields, located just behind Eltham High Street off of Blunts Road.  

Eltham United Charities celebrate 500th anniversary

On Saturday (4th July) Eltham North Councillor Dermot Poston addressed residents, trustees, friends, families and other guests at the 500th anniversary of Eltham United Charities.  Dermot is the longest serving trustee.

Canvassing on the Coldbath Estate

Last weekend Spencer joined Greenwich West Conservatives - including Mary Harries (third from left) and Simon Gallie (fifth from left) - as they canvassed opinion on the Coldbath Estate.  In particular, Conservatives asked about the building of new homes on the site of old garages (shown in the picture behind the group) which had been agreed but where residents seemed not to have been consulted.  In general there appeared to be widespread support for the idea, although there were people concerned about parking, about the lack of a community centre and who would be allocated the home

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